The Naive and Sentimental Lover

Author(s): John Le Carré

Hardback fiction

Aldo Cassidy is an entrepreneurial genius. At thirty-nine, he dominates the baby pram market and rewards his success with a custom Bentley. But Aldo's bourgeois life is upended by a chance encounter with Shamus--a charismatic writer whose first and only novel blazoned across the firmament twenty years earlier. The two develop a passionate friendship that draws Aldo--smitten also with his new friend's luscious wife--into a life of reckless hedonism that threatens to consume them all. John le Carr 's The Na ve and Sentimental Lover offers a dark and ribald send-up of both middle-class and bohemian pretensions that will astonish and delight his many fans.


Product Information

General Fields

  • : 9780340156506
  • : Hodder & Stoughton
  • : Hodder & Stoughton Ltd
  • : 0.585
  • : January 1971
  • : 3.7 Centimeters X 14.9 Centimeters X 21.2 Centimeters
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : John Le Carré
  • : Hardback
  • : 1st edition
  • : English
  • : very good
  • : 416